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Species profile—Macrobrachium auratum (golden river prawn)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Malacostraca (malacostracans) → Palaemonidae (palaemonid shrimps) → Macrobrachium auratum (golden river prawn)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Malacostraca (malacostracans)
Family
Palaemonidae (palaemonid shrimps)
Scientific name
Macrobrachium auratum Short, 2004
Common name
golden river prawn
Type reference
Short, J.W. 2004. A revision of Australian river prawns, Macrobrachium (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae). Hydrobiologia 525: 1-100 [71].
WildNet taxon ID
33581
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=33581

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
8 March 2022
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